A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 76 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (47 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:07:43 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.5551 West, latitude 59.8269 North, depth = 133 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15173817. Unique identifier: ak15173817. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 133 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/17 / 2017-01-27 22:07:43 / January 27, 2017 @ 10:07 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 76 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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